A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 22 km E of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (14 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:50 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 17:18:50 / September 2, 2020 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 124.37 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.0147 East, latitude -4.2465 South, depth = 124.37 km. Unique identifier: us7000bjnq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjnq.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 22 km E of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea.
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